An ancient song

I am ancient
As old as the sun
I come from the heart of the earth.
Time, I fear not.
Neither death nor age
overpower me.
I will always be me.

I change for none.
My compassion remains
steadfast toward all creation
That was all there ever was
Is
And a series of bizarre coincidences.

My wizard awaits on his charger
We weave spells to protect
The meek and the weak
In our forays together
Many a friend and foe
We have gathered
In our battles for
Truth.

You are master of your craft.
A craft that I wish to acquire.
Magus, you are the best.
For that you I respect.
Your spells save for the True one.
Maybe she will find you.
God be with you.

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About Vineetha

Poet, writer, translator, editor Based in India. Has published poems in various anthologies. Is on the translators panel of the Kerala Sahitya Academy. Her poems have been included in the Brian Wrixon anthologies 'Words on the Winds of Change' and 'Women of One World'. She has also coauthored a poem with Gaurangi Patel which has been included in the 'Duet Anthology' brought out by XpressPublications. She has been selected for the ICOP Critics Award for March 2015 and her poem 'Reflections' is on the list of Highly Commended poems for the month selected by Destiny Poets, UK. In April 2015 her poem was published on the blog 'Incredible Women of India'. In the same month, April 2015, her poem 'Ashtavakra' was chosen as the Poem of the Month by Destiny Poets' International Community of Poets. In July 2015 her poem 'Nightscape' was one of the Highly recommended poems by Destiny Poets. So too in October 2015 her poem, 'Peace Always' was in the list of Highly Recommended poems by ICOP. Has been co-editor of 'Umbilical Chords: An Anthology on Parents Remembered'. Her debut poetry collection, 'Ashtavakra and Other Poems' was published in August 2017 by Authorspress, New Delhi

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